Discovery of Some Previously Unknown Map Stamps

New Caledonia sc651

New Caledonia scC275

China sc3031

South Korea sc1516

Cartophilatelic Society president Mark Honig informs us of finding some previously unknown map stamps. First up is the 170fr August 26, 1991 issue from New Caledonia for the French Institute of Scientific Research (sc651). A number of research themes […]

New Caledonia: XIV Pacific Games

New Caledonia 2011-03-18

On March 18, 2011, New Caledonia’s Office of Posts and Telecommunications issued a single 110F denominated stamp to mark the [then upcoming] XIV Pacific Games that took place from August 27 – September 10, 2011 in Nouméa. New Caledonia was the official organizing host nation for the 14th gathering of […]

New Caledonia: Ouvéa Atoll, UNESCO World Heritage Site

New Caledonia 2011-08-08

On August 8, 2011 New Caledonia’s Office of Posts and Telecommu- nications issued a single 75F denominated stamp with a map of the Ouvéa Atoll, part of New Caledonia’s UNESCO World Heritage Site. The stamp depicts a sea turtle on a sandy beach, with vegetation and a bird […]